On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 10:01:36AM +0100, Marc Coyles wrote: > > One thing you should try is to remove the dump_snapshot files, > > because > > they are supposed to be unlinked when the dump starts anyway, so > > they > > shouldn't be sticking around. > > > > Also, look for file flags on the directories, or ACLs, etc. > > > > And consider the permissions you're running dump with. > > > > Dump is running as root via cron / initiated by hand. > ACLs not used. > Have removed all existing dump_snapshot files, and > have also removed and recreated all .snap directories. > > S'now working fine for all mountpoints, except /home... >
Is /home really a separate file system on your system? Or is it just a directory in another filesystem? ////jerry > mksnap_ffs: Cannot create /home/.snap/dump_snapshot: Input/output error > dump: Cannot create /home/.snap/dump_snapshot: No such file or directory > > It doesn't appear to proceed "as normal" either... as you can see below, > it ends the previous dump, starts the /home dump, gets an I/O error, > then proceeds straight to the /usr dump. The /home dump never gets > performed. If I remove the -L option, everything goes thru fine, but > complains about lack of -L flag... > > DUMP: DUMP IS DONE > mksnap_ffs: Cannot create /home/.snap/dump_snapshot: Input/output error > dump: Cannot create /home/.snap/dump_snapshot: No such file or directory > > DUMP: Date of this level 0 dump: Wed May 6 08:30:31 2009 > DUMP: Date of last level 0 dump: the epoch > DUMP: Dumping snapshot of /dev/da0s1e (/usr) to standard output > > > Fsck finds no errors on /home... point to note... mksnap_ffs CAN create > /home/.snap/dump_snapshot as I'm sat looking at the file, however, once > it's created it it's as tho it can't access it. The file is there, it > wasn't before I ran the script. It's created it as root:operator, perms > 400. I can open it in pico, add content to it, and save it happily. So > I'm baffled! > > M > > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"